Dempsey Earns Degree From Connecticut College
Hunter Jake Dempsey of Winthrop was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Connecticut College at the 101st commencement ceremony on May 19.
The 403 members of Connecticut College’s Class of 2019 were addressed by President Katherine Bergeron and Columbia professors of biological sciences Tulle Hazelrigg and Martin Chalfie. Chalfie was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his introduction of Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) as a biological marker. Hazelrigg was the first person to use green fluorescent protein (GFP) in fruit flies and the first to create fusions of GFP attached to another protein-an advance that has changed the way biological research is conducted. The class speaker was Issraa Faiz ’19, an international relations major with minors in Africana studies and film studies.
Founded in 1911, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal college located on a 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound and the Thames River. Our innovative educational approach, Connections, integrates everything our 1,800 students experience here-classes, majors, study abroad, internships, residence hall and campus life-so they learn how to look at problems from multiple angles and find value in differing points of view. Our mission is to educate students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society. For more information, see www.conncoll.edu or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Sena Named to Dean’s List at Hofstra University
Amy Sena of Winthrop, excelled during the Spring 2019 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Emmanuel College Names Students to Dean’s List
In honor of their outstanding academic achievement, Emmanuel College has named more than 700 students to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, Emmanuel students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a 16-credit semester. The following local students were awarded:
Brooke Bacigalupo of Winthrop
Danielle Navarro of Winthrop
Devin Pulsifer of Winthrop
Emmanuel College is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. Enrolling more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel’s more than 60 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College’s Catholic educational mission to educate the whole person and provide an ethical and relevant 21st-century education.
Haskell Graduates From Endicott
Christine Haskell of Winthrop, graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Liberal Studies/Education from Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., on May 25.
D’Agostino Named to UA Dean’s List
Ryan Eavan D’Agostino of Winthrop, was named to The University of Alabama Dean’s List for spring 2019.
A total of 11,406 students enrolled during the 2019 spring term at UA were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s).
The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or to undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.
The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.
Hames Dalton Named to Honor List at Bentley
Bentley University President, Alison Davis-Blake, along with Dean of Business, Michael Johnson-Cramer, and Dean of Arts and Sciences, Rick Oches, recently announced the names of local residents who were honored for their outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2019 semester.
The following resident, Courtney Hames Dalton was recognized.
To be named to the President’s List, a full-time student must have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher with no course grade below 3.0 during the term.
To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time student must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher with no course grade below 2.0 during the term.
Bentley University is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader with the technical skills, global perspective and ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Bentley’s diverse arts and sciences program combined with an advanced business curriculum prepares graduates to make an impact in their chosen fields. The university enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The Princeton Review ranked Bentley #1 in the United States in both career services and internships and Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked Bentley a top 10 undergraduate business school.